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West Africa's early heat wave signals climate change's impact

West Africa's early heat wave signals climate change's impact

West Africa experienced an unprecedented early heat wave, intensified by global warming.

Delger Erdenesanaa reports for The New York Times.

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Study: Climate change contributed to West African floods

Study: Climate change contributed to West African floods

Amid the ‘loss and damage’ debate at global climate talks, the study adds to evidence that less-developed countries suffer from warming that industrialized nations largely cause.
World Population hits 8 billion

World Population hits 8 billion, creating many challenges

The world's population is projected to hit an estimated 8 billion people on Tuesday, according to a United Nations projection, with much of the growth coming from developing nations in Africa.

Flooding in Nigeria kills 500, displaces 1.4 million, government says

Flooding in Nigeria kills 500, displaces 1.4 million, government says

The floods have also injured 1,546 people and completely destroyed 70,566 hectares of farmland and 45,249 homes, according to officials.
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High temperatures linked to child malnutrition in West Africa

High temperatures linked to child malnutrition in West Africa

As temperatures continue to rise, researchers warn, malnutrition in low-income countries will, too — potentially undoing decades of progress.

She lost her house to the rising sea. Nowhere else feels like home

She lost her house to the rising sea. Nowhere else feels like home

Senegal faces a hurdle in moving people from the encroaching sea: Yearning for a community derailed.
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